Foodie Treats

Taste of Northumberland Cheese Box

A collection of six of Northumberland’s finest cheeses specially selected by The Cheese Room in Alnwick; a sweet sheep’s Redesdale cheese, creamy mould-ripened Brinkburn and semi-soft Durham Blue, along with a box of Miller’s Damsels hand baked wheat wafers.

Cheese Selection

Redesdale A pasteurised sheep’s milk cheese. A sweet and subtle sheep’s cheese. With its rich and velvety texture, clean characteristic taste and refreshing tang, this is one to savour.

Elsdon Goat’s milk cheese. Hard pressed, closed texture and delicate flavour.

Cheviot Cow’s milk cheese. Delicate and buttery rich cheese. Saltiness on the palate and matured for 7 months.

Brinkburn Goat’s milk cheese. Mould ripened and velvety soft on the palate.

Nettle Cow’s milk cheese, creamy but with the addition of young nettles.

Durham Blue pasteurised cows’ milk. A semi-soft, blue moulded cheese. Streaked with blue veins yet not overpowering on the palate.

Your choice of…

  • Taste of Northumberland Cheese Box, perfect for 2-4 people sharing (100g of each cheese) – £35.00
  • Taste of Northumberland Cheese Box, perfect for 4-6 people sharing (150g of each cheese) – £50.00

Taste of Northumberland Pie Box

Lovingly made by award winning and family butchers, Turnbull’s of Alnwick, each individually hand-made pie is created using an authentic recipe that has been passed down through six generations. Whether you choose 6 or 12, you can’t go wrong with these delicious meat pies. With a selection of award winning pastries and pies, including scotch pies, chicken and leek, our handmade pies boast melt-in-the mouth pastry, the tastiest locally-sourced ingredients, and are baked fresh to order on the day of despatch. All you need do is warm them in the oven and enjoy!

Flavours
There will be an equal number of each of the following pie flavours in each Taste of Northumberland Pie Box chosen, whether that be 6 or 12.

  • Minced Beef
  • Chicken and leek
  • Ham and egg
  • Pork pie
  • Scotch pie
  • Beef steak

Your choice of…

  • Taste of Northumberland Box (6 pies) – £30.00
  • Taste of Northumberland Box (12 pies) – £45.00

Taste of Northumberland Meat Box

Situated in the heart of rural Northumberland, Turnbull’s of Alnwick is a sixth generation and award winning family butchers, situated in the picturesque market town of Alnwick. The business prides itself on selling the highest quality meats, sourcing their Beef & Lamb from the local auction mart at Acklington, while their pigs are sourced from local Abattoirs. Poultry and Game is, where ever possible, local and always British. A small selection of seasonal Game is available from the Duke of Northumberland’s Estate.

As well as selling the finest quality local meats, Turnbull’s also sell a large range of home-made sausages and burgers and home dry cured bacons.

Meat Selection
There will be an equal number of each of the following items in each Taste of Northumberland Meat Box chosen, whether that be 4 or 6 people.

  • Home dry cured bacon (1 lb) / (1.5 lb)
  • Sirloin steak (4x 8oz) / (6x4oz)
  • Sausages (1 lb) / (1.5 lb)
  • Burgers (4x4oz) / (6x4oz)
  • Lamb cutlets (4 chops) / (6 chops)
  • Chicken breasts (4 breasts) / (6 breasts)

Your choice of…

  • Taste of Northumberland Meat Box (4 people) – £68.00
  • Taste of Northumberland Meat Box (6 people) – £98.00

Taste of Northumberland Breakfast Box

Start your holiday in the best possible way with our Taste of Northumberland breakfast box packed full of local morning necessities including organic eggs, home-made sausages, local honey and jam – just waiting to spread across a delicious selection of bread, croissant and muffins from the Northumberland bread company…

Breakfast Selection

  • Local free range eggs
  • Smoked bacon from Turnbull’s of Alnwick (vegetarian if required)
  • Tomatoes (local when in season)
  • 1 x Ground Coffee supplied by Pilgrims Coffee, Holy Island, 200g
  • 1 x Organic butter, 250g
  • 1 x Organic milk, 2 pints
  • 1 x Local Jam, 340g
  • 1 x Local Honey, 340g
  • Selection of home baked bread, muffins and croissant from Bread & Roses, Northumberland

Your choice of…

  • Taste of Northumberland Breakfast Box, perfect for 2-4 people sharing – £45.00
  • Taste of Northumberland Breakfast Box, perfect for 4-6 people sharing – £60.00

Please note that – we strive to source the best produce for your welcome hamper, however, the contents may vary slightly depending on the season and amount of people comprising your party.